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-- new calls for Republicans to embrace another strategy on obamacare rather than weighing -- to the debate about whether or not gonna keep the government over nighter.
It's to extend the debt ceiling in the Wall Street Journal publishing an editorial saying conservatives to step back.
And let the -- collapse on its own here's part of that piece quotes.
Have obamacare fails or seriously falters the entitlement state will suffer a historic loss of credibility with the American people.
It will finally be vulnerable to challenge and fundamental change -- no -- congressional vote can achieve that only.
The American people can kill Obama care.
Dan -- -- the deputy editorial page editor of the Wall Street Journal he joins us now in -- articles kind of attention and why why do you think this is the case why he -- -- this argument.
Well because I think it's really a bridge too far for modern American liberalism they have always believed that they could do good with these great complicated entitlements Social Security Medicaid Medicare in 1965.
And now Obama care.
And we just got James Rosen reports on the initial problems they're having and and Jay Carney is kind of -- pulling -- the president says we always have these problems.
The differences -- we live in a different times and the 1960s if you had a problem with these programs than people -- sort of accepted it now because of the media age social media.
Any thing that happens immediately gets distributed to people and they know instantly what's going on and I think.
This program looks as though it is simply going to have a lot of problems in its implementation phase.
I have a lot of hypothetic sassy back about 45 so hopefully we'll we'll cover that in the next few minutes that the president is already on a media offensive about this.
Trying to support the law and he brought out.
Some key points the wanna talk to you about -- -- and listen that's happened yesterday.
Part of the reason I need your help to make -- work.
Is because there are so many people out there working to make it fail.
Why why no one of the one of the biggest newspapers in the country recently published an editorial I thought was pretty good they said.
In congress are poisoning obamacare than trying to claim -- -- And once is working really well I guarantee you they will not call it Obama here.
So the blame game is very beginning there.
If -- goes bad the president says is not his fault as the republicans' fault so if this scenario plays out let it go through and it's gonna be terrible how to do Republicans not -- -- Oh I don't think they're gonna get blamed night that this is very interesting couple points about what the president -- done.
One why just several days before implementation is Barack Obama going around so publicly supporting and why hasn't he been barnstorming the country for the past three months.
Going into poor communities and into colleges and he has not lied about why the economy hasn't done that because I think he's aware that it was going to have some problems and -- gets to this point and goes with the routine blame game now there's a second.
Very important point -- and that is the fact that.
This is an insurance program and that means that this program needs a huge pool of people to sign -- that's the way insurance works.
If it if a lot of people don't sign up for obamacare it's economics don't work and it's going to fail and I think they've become aware the -- They're not going to hit their numbers even at the exchanges were working.
The target our market for these programs poor people and young people -- college people.
Believe it or not.
Fully aware of what exactly obamacare is all about we all think that nobody everybody does nothing -- pay attention to -- -- -- that's not true out there.
And they're gonna have some difficulty signing people up initially.
Quick final question can we decide great -- this week within the America's capped oracle team comes back out of nowhere and that's the other argument that some are saying if you just let this thing go through is going to be very difficult once people start to get involved -- -- -- that.
That they get health care imperfect as it is to pull it back what -- if there is an amazing comeback and as the White House has once it's done it's going to be great.
The president himself has said this is going to be quote high quality health care for less than the cost of your cell phone bill that should be engraved in stone.
Because we are talking here about people's.
Family health care right you're Madison and if this -- delivers.
Health care at the level state Medicaid.
There's going to be heck to -- people are not going to accept it and that's where I think.
This is a bridge too far with the entitlement state if this starts to crumble.
In the kind of age we live -- people are gonna say I will not accept the quality of health care that this program is providing to -- and they're gonna start looking for alternatives and that's when the Republicans.
Where even the private sector is gonna have to step up and I'm just quickly the private sector is already setting up private exchanges.
Parallel to obamacare Walgreens just sent their employees and want.
IBM is sending their retirees into a private exchange so there's going to be a real competition here I think between Obama care and the private market.
Dangerousness yet it plays out but as you -- now maybe this moment is bigger than the politics that were watching and them in the play by play of at all.
Get it was good to have you on sat -- -- appreciate -- John.
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